Tag Archives: Medicaid

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Our Year in Greg Abbott

The more things change, the more the governor campaigns.

On January 20, 2015, Governor Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick were sworn in amid inauguration festivities intended to signal the beginning of a ...Read More

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Planned Parenthood Patients Take Texas Back to Court

Patients say they'll 'lose their provider of choice,' a violation of federal law, if Texas boots Planned Parenthood from Medicaid.

In court documents, Planned Parenthood argues that Texas’ actions violate the federal Social Security Act, which allows Medicaid patients to choose their own ...Read More


Reckoning With Rosie

Thirty-eight years ago, a young woman in McAllen died of an illegal abortion. Today her story is more relevant than ever.

On a June afternoon in McAllen in 1978, Diana Rivera, posing as a young pregnant woman, walked into the home of a local midwife. At Rivera’s side was a female...Read More